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Elen Hydref


Education, Qualification & Honours
Associate of the Royal Academy of Music (ARAM) 2017
MA (Distinction) and DipRam: Royal Academy of Music 2012
BMus (First Class Honours): Royal Academy of Music 2011
LRAM: Royal Academy of Music 2010
The Purcell School of Music (scholarship) 2004-2006
Ysgol Eifionydd, Porthmadog 1999-2004

Orchestral work

Norwegian National Opera and Ballet Orchestra (substitute solo harpist): August 2016-June 2017

Freelance (2012 - present)

Arctic Philharmonic Orchestra
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Norwegian National Opera and Ballet Orchestra
Royal Ballet Sinfonia
Royal Opera House Orchestra
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra
Sinfonia Cymru
Stavanger Symphony Orchestra
Welsh National Opera

Solo Recitals & Performances

Wales Harp Festival 2015
Various Music Clubs across England and Wales as part of The Countess of Munster Recital
Scheme 2013-2015
Bodø Kulturhus 2014
Camac Harp's 40th birthday anniversary, Ancenis, France 2012
'Young Celebrity Master' recital at Harp Masters, Switzerland 2011
Colston Hall 2011
Debussy 'Danses' with the Orchestra of St John's, Ashmolean Museum, Oxford 2011
Chichester Festivities 2010
'Focus on Youth' concert, World Harp Congress, Dublin 2005
'Young Talents Concert', European Harp Symposium, Lyon 2004
ABRSM High Achievers Concert, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden 2000

The Passenger- Daniel Patrick Cohen 2015
Debut CD released with Sain Records 2012

Prizes, awards and scholarships
RAM Club Prize- Highly Commended 2012
RAM Patron's Award at Wigmore Hall- Finalist 2012
Nansi Richards Scholarship- winner 2011
Camac Harp Competition, North London Festival- winner 2011
Taliesyn Award, National Youth Orchestra of Wales- winner 2009
Guy Magrath Harp Prize- winner 2006
Walter Todds Prize in the BBC Young Musician of the Year Competition- winner 2004
Texaco Young Musician of Wales Competition- 2nd prize 2002
London Harp Competition- Joint 1st prize winner 2002
Instrumental Blue Ribband under 16 at the National Eisteddfod- winner 2002

Teaching and School workshops
National Children's Orchestra of Great Britain Harp Tutor since 2018
Harp teacher at Queen Anne's School, Caversham 2015-2016
Harp teacher at Rupert House School, Henley on Thames 2013-2016
Various school workshops accompanying recitals as part of The Countess of Munster
Recital Scheme across England and Wales 2013-2015
School workshops in North Wales with Ensemble Cymru 2013
Tutor at Wales Harp Festival, Caernarfon 2013 and 2015

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